Eckerd Pharmacies in the Charlotte area will give away free tickets, souvenir Eckerd Pit Party Passes and host World of Outlaws driver appearances for the May 24 Eckerd Outlaw Showdown race at The Dirt Track @ Charlotte Motor Speedway.

Eckerd's popular program is one of several special promotions to celebrate the Eckerd Outlaw Showdown race. Eckerd Pharmacy kicks off the program with appearances by the award-winning Eckerd '48 GMC Custom Panel Truck at 20 select area Eckerd Pharmacy locations.

Free race tickets and souvenir Eckerd Pit Party Passes will be provided to the first 50 fans at each store appearance. The schedule includes select locations in Charlotte, China Grove, Concord, Cornelius, Harrisburg, Huntersville, Kannapolis, Matthews, Mint Hill, Monroe, and Stallings from May 12 through May 23.

The stars of the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series will join with Eckerd on Tuesday, May 23. Ten select area Eckerd Pharmacy locations will each host an individual driver and their race car. The first 50 fans at each of those locations will also receive a free souvenir Eckerd Pit Party Pass. Locations include Charlotte, Concord, Cornelius, Huntersville, Mint Hill, and Stallings.

Eckerd Pharmacies special events continue on race day, Wednesday, May 24, with the Eckerd Pit Party at The Dirt Track @ Charlotte Motor Speedway. Fans with an admission ticket and a souvenir Eckerd Pit Party Pass will be able to meet the "Mean 15" World of Outlaws Sprint Series drivers and see their race cars close up. The Eckerd Pit Party is from 4 to 6 p.m. prior to the race.

As a special bonus, fans showing the Eckerd Pit Party Pass at Charlotte area Eckerd locations from May 12 through May 27 will receive a free Sport Top Bottle of Eckerd Brand Water.

Fans can find more information on the Eckerd promotion by visiting Eckerd Pharmacy online at www.eckerd.com. For race information, call The Dirt Track @ Lowes Motor Speedway 1-800-455-FANS or visit www.charlottemotorspeedway.com.

Eckerd Pharmacy '48 GMC Custom Panel Truck Appearance Schedule

Friday - May 12
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 396 E. Roosevelt Blvd., Monroe, N.C.
3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 15090 Idlewild Rd., Stallings, N.C.

Saturday - May 13
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 1415 North Wendover Road, Charlotte, N.C.
3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 6824 Harrisburg Road, Charlotte, N.C.

Sunday - May 14
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 12830 York Rd., Charlotte, N.C.
3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 2215 Arrowood Rd., Charlotte, N.C.

Monday - May 15
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 9107 Lawyers Rd., Mint Hill, N.C.
3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 630 Matthews Township Pkwy., Matthews, N.C.

Tuesday - May 16
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 103 Statesville Rd., Huntersville, N.C.
3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 19400 West Catawba Ave., Cornelius, N.C.

Wednesday - May 17
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 508 Highway 29 North, China Grove, N.C.
3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 135 Dale Earnhardt Boulevard Kannapolis, N.C.

Thursday - May 18
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 3534 Mt. Holly-Huntersville Rd., Charlotte, N.C.
3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 3716-J W.T. Harris Blvd., West Charlotte, N.C.

Sunday - May 21
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 1250 South Cannon Blvd., Kannapolis, N.C.
3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 30 Warren C. Coleman Blvd. N., Concord, N.C.

Monday - May 22
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 8110 Mallard Creek Rd., Charlotte, N.C.
3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 5811 Prosperity Church Rd., Charlotte, N.C.

Eckerd Pharmacy World Of Outlaws Driver & Car Appearance Tuesday - May 23

10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 4305 N.C. Hwy 49, Harrisburg, N.C.

Chad Kemenah
4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
3645 Concord Parkway S., Concord, N.C.

Jeremy Campbell
4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
15090 Idlewild Rd., Stallings, N.C. WoO

Brian Carlson
4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
1415 North Wendover Rd., Charlotte, N.C.

Jason Martin
4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
6824 Harrisburg Rd., Charlotte, N.C.

Dion Hindi
4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
9107 Lawyers Rd., Mint Hill, N.C.

Becca Anderson
4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
103 Statesville Rd., Huntersville, N.C.

Joey Saldana
4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
19400 West Catawba Ave., Cornelius, N.C.

Terry McCarl
4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
30 W. C. Coleman Blvd. N., Concord, N.C.

Justin Henderson
4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
8110 Mallard Creek Rd., Charlotte, N.C.

Randy Hannagan
4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
5811 Prosperity Church Rd., Charlotte, N.C.